Carolina Silverbell Seed

Halesia carolina

£4.50

Carolina Silverbell is an elegant, fast growing, deciduous, woodland tree. The delicate, white pendulous bell flowers in emerge with the leaves in spring and are lightly scented. Prized by beekeepers for being a good supply of honey/pollen/nectar. The flowers are followed by four-winged pale green fruit and yellow autumn colour later in the year.

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Description

Halesia carolina

Common name: Carolina Silverbell

Native: S.E. United States, mainly Florida

Provenance: U.S.

Size and Spread(10yrs): 10m x 7m

Treatment required: Deeply dormant, needing a period of cold, then warm, then cold.

Seeds / kg:     c. 3800       88%viable

Ideal sowing period: Spring

Soil conditions: Acid to neutral, moist but well drained.

Planting Instructions: Semi shade.

Mature height: 12m

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Additional information

Weight 0.00 g
Genus

Halesia

Family

Styracaceae

Flowering Month

May

Colour

white

Hardiness

Hardy

Life Cycle

tree

Evergreen

deciduous

Interest

flowers

Requires

part shade

Size

seedpack 10gm,approx 35seed